PET-FRIENDLY HOLIDAY ABROAD

For dog owners who plan to fly on a holiday and wonder whether to take their pet along or not, is often a puzzling decision. Going on an overseas trip, dog owners have to ponder numerous aspects other than their own requirements. Take accommodation rules, regulations, local culture at destination and of course, vaccinations. Before departure, they must take into …

Industry News Stories

UK Airshows 2022 Considering the current circumstances and the events of the past two years, 2022 looks more optimistic in terms of airshows. The past couple of seasons have been disastrous as far as airshows are concerned. Having said that, few events were delivered last year. However, nothing of the customary ratio and extravagance these activities usually involve.    Here …

The outstanding beauty of the ‘Dales’

Some of England’s most beautiful scenery, lies between the “Dales” and Scotland. For those who are not familiar, the Yorkshire Dales is the upland region in Northern England. The biggest part of this area forms the Yorkshire Dales District National Park. Historically, the area is linked with hard manual labour for ‘lead mining’. The remnants of this industry scar the …

Dubai Airshow 2021 completed

The 2021 Dubai Airshow has finished successfully. This biennial occasion is on top of my list of the most exciting aviation events happening anywhere around the globe. I have not been able to attend the event this year although this has not stopped me tracking developments closely. When it comes to value for entertainment and enjoyment associated with this event, …

A short visit to “Little Bay”

After a very long time I revisited panoramic Oban, Scotland’s well-liked west-coast holiday town. For many years, I postponed a trip to the “little bay”, because unjustifiably, I presumed an unpleasant road journey. My memories from the last time when I travelled from Glasgow to Oban, were of an endless and winding road. This impression was enough to put me …

THE TWILIGHT OF DEMOCRACY

DEMOCRACY: ‘An organization or situation in which everyone is treated equally and has equal rights.’ It is extremely sad to witness our world steadily moving away and getting more detached from this conviction nowadays. In its history, humanity has fought against tyrants, overthrown dictators and defeated cruel despots. Only to reach a situation where human rights and civil liberties are …

WEATHER SHOULDN’T SPOIL YOUR TRIP

For aviation, weather is a constant that influences decisively the industry’s welfare. We only have to look some basic data and statistics to understand its serious impact on the efficiency of airport operations. Weather is the main cause for delays, a contributing factor for accidents and initiator of many operational problems. We have to understand that even though weather and …

2021 Greek Bicentennial Celebrations

Celebrations in Greece are always a very serious business. You only have to look how Greeks revel their ‘Name-Day’ a custom to celebrate their Christian (holy) name even more than birthdays. Similarly, other celebrations like Easter for example in Greece are magnificent and they have not slightly lost their radiance over the years. It is exactly because of the nation’s …

Film tourism is an ideal travel experience

Film tourism is a relatively recent phenomenon that started emerging in the 1990s and many industry professionals refer to the segment as film-induced tourism. As we know, the various types of tourism result mainly from people’s different motivations to travel. With this point in mind, it is clear that ‘film tourism’ is a specific segment of the market that reflects …

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How enjoyable are long haul flights?

When travelling on long haul flights most of us experience the occasion in different ways. Irrespective if we fly regularly or from time to time, we all think either of long distance journeys to be an inevitable chapter or as the exhilarating stage of the trip. Whichever way, I want to share with you a few tips that will make …

Take advantage of Duty Free shopping

Following the UK’s departure from the EU those travelling between the UK and EU countries have the opportunity to do duty free shopping. This will be a similar approach to the EU in line with the rest of the world. For British travellers, will enjoy up to 50% off high street prices on a range of products.  Last September, the …

Where Will You Go?

OK everyone, hands up those who at this moment dream about their next leisure trip! Personally speaking, I have arms, hands and fingers stretched high above my head. In fact, I had them raised before finished asking you the question. Such is my desire to travel again soon that I cannot wait any longer for that moment to come. I …